Education, Eysenck, IQ and ESN

Reference code: 01-04-04-01-05

Date: 1971 - 1974

Level: Sub-Series

Arrangement: These records have been catalogued to the following structure:
01-04-04-01-05-01: Black Unity and Freedom Party's Supplementary Schools Committee flyer: 'Sub-Normal?'
01-04-04-01-05-02: Joint Education Sub-committee of the Brent Community Relations Council and the Brent Teachers' Association (NUT) memorandum: 'The education of under-achieving West Indian children and the disproportionate number of West Indians in E.S.N. schools'
01-04-04-01-05-03: Campaign on Racism, IQ and the Class Society, discussion paper: 'Argument sheet no. 1: the ideology of IQ'
01-04-04-01-05-04: Campaign on Racism, IQ and the Class Society, discussion paper: 'Argument sheet no. 3: Race, intelligence and human genetics'
01-04-04-01-05-05: Circular letter from Colin Roberts,director of the Centre for Information and Advice on Educational Disadvantage.
01-04-04-01-05-06: Circular letter from the Department of Education and Science, about the Select Committee on Race Relations and Immigration report on the West Indian community.
01-04-04-01-05-07: National Association of Teachers in Further and Higher Education booklet: 'Multi-cultural education: evidence to the Committee of Inquiry into the Education of Children from Ethnic Minorities'
01-04-04-01-05-08: Newspaper cuttings on Educationally Sub-Normal (ESN) Schools
01-04-04-01-05-09: Newspaper cuttings on Eysenck and black IQ

Extent: 1 box

Scope: This series is an original research file on IQ tests and Educationally Sub-Normal (ESN) schools. It mainly comprises newspaper cuttings, as well as some correspondence and discussion papers about the influence of racism on treatment of Black children in the education system, with particular regard to IQ testing and assignment to ESN schools.

When catalogued: March 2008

Accruals: None

Access: These records are available for consultation by prior arrangement, although records containing personal information may be subject to closure periods.

Finding Aid: All levels of data available on this system.

Cataloguer note: Catalogued by Rosie Wild of the Institute of Race Relations, as part of a Heritage Lottery Fund project.

Rules and conventions: In the catalogued sections, descriptions created under guidance of London Metropolitan Archives, following ISAD(G).

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